Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In New Zealand, Entelea arborescens, a shrub or small tree belonging to the linden family, having cymes of white, 4-petaled flowers and fruit in the form of spinous capsule. Its wood, like that of the fau, Pariti tilaceum, in Samoa, is very light and is used by the natives for making floats for their fishing-nets. Also called corkwood. See New Zealand cork-tree.
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